Perspectives Corporation' childrens' residential services provides services to children ages 13-20 who have been diagnosed with special healthcare needs. We are searching for a DYNAMIC full time CLINICAL DIRECTOR to join our team.
General Position Description
The Clinical Director is directly responsible for completing a comprehensive child and family assessment, creating and writing the positive support treatment plan, facilitating comprehensive trainings for all Direct Support Professionals assigned to each treatment plan, providing individual and/or group counseling as needed; consistent and professional communication with all family members involved; communicating with all collateral agencies and providers, and keeping all treatment and case records current. In addition, the Clinical Director is responsible for ensuring that the agency policies and procedures are implemented correctly and that the individuals served live valued and high quality lives.
Broad Areas of Responsibility
Participating in agency activities, serving on committees, communicating the agency’s values and principles to others; assisting in staff management and leadership; providing training and mentoring to new and existing employees; guiding and supervising the work of Direct Support Professionals by setting clear expectations and monitoring progress; recognizing and valuing the skills and input of employees; implementing best practice measures in relation to all clinical and counseling responsibilities.
Masters Degree in either Psychology, Counseling, Social Work with highest active level of licensure for that discipline – LICSW, LMHC, BCBA, or Licensed Ph.D.
Supervisory and/or managerial experience with a clinical or support team.
At least 5 years of experience working with children with special healthcare needs.
Ability to professionally collaborate with multidisciplinary team.
*Experience working with children with special health care needs
Ability to collect and analyze data
Ability to clinically supervise and train Direct Support Professionals
Considerable knowledge of clinical treatments (skill building, behavior reduction, etc.) trends, and resources for children with special health care needs
Additional Salary Information: In return, Perspectives Corporation offers progressive employee benefits, such as:
•Competitive rates of pay
•Generous paid time off
•Evolving career opportunities (*)
•Exceptional medical and dental benefits
•Aflac Supplemental Insurance (optional at employee’s expense)
•401K Retirement Plan
•Health club membership discounts
• AAA membership discounts
•Verizon mobile discount
•Employee referral bonuses
•Employee recognition programs and incentives
•Dynamic working environment
(*)Perspectives Corporation promotes employee development with advancement opportunities within the agency. This includes tuition reimbursement, management “in-training” programs, a comprehensive New Employee Orientation. Perspectives Corporation also offers continued training opportunities such as American Sign Language (ASL) classes, DSP Mentor Program, NADSP (The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals) and CPR certification.
Internal Number: 1233
About Perspectives Corporation
Perspectives Corporation is a multi-faceted and dynamic private agency providing services and support to children, youth and adults with disabilities in Rhode Island. For over 40 years, our creativity, flexibility, and our commitment to those we support and their families has helped hundreds of individuals with disabilities to become as independent as possible and fully enjoy their lives.